CHORAL - A CAPPELLA  PROGRAM

D. Kim Clayton

Owner and Director of All Choral

With hundreds of choral arrangements and compositions,  Mr. Clayton is not only well versed in the choral arts, but also in the professional a cappella industry.

In the choral world, Mr. Clayton has directed a cappella works in the LDS Tabernacle, Assembly Hall, Lincoln Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral, St. Mark's Cathedral, just to name a few.  His professional ear and vocal training have made him an expert not only in the United States, but throughout the world.

Presently, there are 3 different A Cappella groups at Clayton Productions.  All three organizations are directed by D. Kim Clayton.  Also of note is the fact that Mr. Clayton arranges or writes each and every song learned and performed.  

Harmony High

Harmony Mid

Ultimate Harmony

Ultimate Harmony is for a mature, advanced vocal individual, who loves complex and difficult harmonies.  This is not for a novice singer.  Sight reading skills are advantageous and a strong choral background is needed.  Rehearsals are high-paced and require good retention, strong ear training skills and A Cappella harmonic abilities.  Harmonies are 6-8 part, with a jazz chordal structure...even for sacred numbers.  If this is your forte, please give us a call and set up an audition.  Ages college and up.

Harmony High is for high school aged youth, who also love complex and difficult harmonies. Sight reading skills are helpful.  A strong choral background is needed or a desire to attain good choral skills required. Focus, attention to detail and commitment are key to success. Rehearsals are high-paced and require good retention, ear training skills and a cappella harmonic desires.  Harmonies are 6-8 part, with a jazz chordal structure...even for sacred numbers.  High school age bracket.  8-9th graders are accepted only through rigorous audition.

Harmony Mid is for grades 4-8th grade youth, who love to sing! Sight reading skills are taught.  A desire to attain choral skills is very helpful for these young students. This is a LEARNING a cappella group.  We seek to train the ears of these young students to not only hear harmonies, but understand how each harmony fits into the total sound. Rehearsals are high-paced and require great desire to learn and grow.  Harmonies are 3-4 part, with a beginning jazz chordal structure.  

Recent Performances of Note

St. Patrick's Cathedral A Cappella Concert

New York City

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New York Mets

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

Sample from St. Patrick's Performance